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Tom and Dorothy Benrimo papers, 1898-1973

Tom and Dorothy Benrimo papers, 1898-1973

Benrimo, Tom, 1887-1958


Collection Information

Size: 6 microfilm reels.

Summary: Biographical records; correspondence, including some illustrated letters, with friends, family members, art galleries, and others; photographs of the Benrimos and their friends, and of Tom's work; an illustrated travel diary by Dorothy in Italy; writings, a book CAMPOSANTOS, A PHOTOGRAPHIC ESSAY by Dorothy, and lecture notes; handwritten notebooks of Thomas's; address books and appointment books; drawings, including Dorothy's jewelry designs; Thomas's sketchbook; business and financial records; scrapbooks; and printed matter.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painters; Taos, N.M.; Dorothy S. Benrimo, b. 1903; d. 1977; painter.


Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Lent for microfilming 1984 by Earl Stroh, a friend of Tom Benrimo.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to Earl Stroh after microfilming.

Microfilm reels 3452-3457 available for use only at Museum of Fine Arts Houston; and through interlibrary loan.

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.